Global Patent Index - EP 0985889 A3

EP 0985889 A3 2001-04-18 - Ceiling embedded type indoor unit

Title (en)

Ceiling embedded type indoor unit

Title (de)

Innenraumeinheit für Deckenmontage

Title (fr)

Unité d'intérieur pour montage au plafond

Publication

EP 0985889 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 99305671 A

Priority

JP 21371498 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0985889A2] There is disclosed a ceiling embedded type indoor unit which is reduced in height to provide a compact unit body size and which provides a large cooling/heating capability. The ceiling embedded type indoor unit comprising two air blowoff ports (8) and embedded in a ceiling comprises a heat exchanger (11) formed in a U-shape with sides of the U-shape being disposed on long sides of a unit body (1) and connected to a header pipe for circulating a coolant at one end of an open side of the U-shape, air blowoff ports (8) disposed to extend from a bottom side the U-shape, and a centrifugal blower (3) disposed aside to the bottom side of the U-shape relative to a substantial center of a length direction of the sides of the U-shape. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F24F 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F24F 1/00 (2011.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F24F 1/0007 (2013.01); F24F 1/0022 (2013.01); F24F 1/0059 (2013.01); F24F 2001/0037 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0985889 A2 20000315; EP 0985889 A3 20010418; EP 0985889 B1 20040929; CN 1143989 C 20040331; CN 1244647 A 20000216; ES 2224557 T3 20050301; JP 2000046360 A 20000218; US 2002023455 A1 20020228; US 2004172962 A9 20040909; US 6948552 B2 20050927

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